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Medicine, Madness and Social History

Essays in Honour of Roy Porter

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History Of Medicine,
  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • History Of Science,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History,
  • Medical / History,
  • Social History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRoberta E. Bivins (Editor), John V. Pickstone (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10194490M
    ISBN 100230525490
    ISBN 109780230525498

    Madmen: The social history of psychiatry in the Victorian era (Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania press, ), pp. • Dwyer, Ellen, Homes for the Mad: Life Inside Two Nineteenth-Century Asylums (Rutgers University Press, ) pp. • Peterson, Dale (ed.), A Mad People's History of Madness File Size: KB. Book Reviews: Medicine, madness and social history: essays in honour of Roy Porter By Andrew Hull Topics: Book ReviewsAuthor: Andrew Hull.

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Medicine and madness: A social history of insanity in New South Wales, (The Modern history series) Hardcover – January 1, Cited by: - John Stewart, Social History of Medicine 'The editors and contributors also convey something of what it was about Porter's way of being a historian which touched, encouraged and in some cases inspired their lives and : Hardcover.

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Introduction. Written in honour of eminent historian Roy Porter by twenty of his colleagues and students, the collection renders cutting edge scholarship accessible. Historians from the three fields that Porter made his own - the histories of medicine, madness, and the Enlightenment - illustrate his influence while tackling major themes ranging from disability rights to the popularization of science.

Historians from the three fields that Porter made his own - the histories of medicine, madness, and the Enlightenment - illustrate his influence while tackling major themes ranging from disability rights to the popularization of science.

Medicine and Madness: A Social History of Insanity in New South Wales, Medicine, Madness and Social History 作者: Bivins, Roberta E./ Pickstone, John V.

出版社: Palgrave Macmillan 副标题: Essays in Honour of Roy Porter 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Hardcover ISBN: Social History Books - All About People & Society List for best books in social history Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by.

Candice Millard. avg rating — 51, ratings. score:and 4 people voted. The Society for the Social History of Medicine’s (SSHM) first ventures into book publishing were Health Care and Popular Medicine in Nineteenth Century England (Croom Helm, ) and The Social History of Occupational Health (Croom Helm, ).

These were followed by three book series. The first series, Studies in the Social History of Medicine, was. Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days. Written in honour of eminent historian Roy Porter by twenty of his colleagues and students, the collection renders cutting edge scholarship accessible.

Historians from the three fields that Porter made his own - the histories of medicine, madness, and the Enlightenment - illustrate his influence while tackling major themes ranging from disability rights to the.

Foucault's first major book, Madness and Civilization is an examination of the evolving meaning of madness in European culture, law, politics, philosophy and medicine from the Middle Ages to the end of the eighteenth century, and a critique of historical method and the idea of : Michel Foucault.

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Madness: A History is a thorough and accessible account of madness from antiquity to modern times, offering a large-scale yet nuanced picture of mental illness and its varieties in western civilization.

The book opens by considering perceptions and experiences of madness starting in Biblical times, Ancient history and Hippocratic medicine to the Age of Enlightenment, before moving on to. Medicine and madness: a social history of insanity in New South Wales /​ Stephen Garton.

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Turner. The discovery and treatment of insanity remains one of the most debated and discussed issues in social history. Focusing on the second half of the nineteenth century, The Politics of Madness provides a new perspective on this important topic, based on research drawn from both local and national Paperback –.

Legal sources remain under-exploited in the history of madness, and the legal character of some documents is sometimes unrecognized. This article examines the interrelations between legal and medical histories of madness, and discusses use and availability of nineteenth-century legal source materials relating to criminal insanity, mental incapacity, and the confinement of the by: In the 'advance articles' section of the journal Social History of Medicine two articles appeared that might be of interest to H-Madness readers.

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Book Review: Owen Davies, The Haunted — A Social History of Ghosts, Hampshire and New York, Palgrave Macmillan, ; viii + pp.; £ pbk; ISBN. Medicine and madness: a social history of insanity in New South Wales, A Social History of Madness: The World Through the Eyes of the Insane Roy Porter, Author Grove/Atlantic $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.The late Roy Porter, who died unexpectedly in March,was a professor of the social history of medicine and the author of about twenty books.

Madness: A Brief History, his last book, is a.